Species Details

@Vaske Jr., Teodoro

Four-winged Flying Fish Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Cypselurus comatus
Family : Exocoetidae
Order : Beloniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Clearwing Flying Fish
Habitat : Surface waters of the open sea,pelagic and inshore areas.
Description : Elongated body of Four-winged Flying Fish is cylindrical and rounded in cross-section.Towards the tail region the body is flattened from side to side.Body color varies from bluish above and silvery below.Fins are generally darker in appearance.
description written by: Hajbun Tasnim Preety, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:Vaske Jr., Teodoro([email protected]), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se